Newbie from Rockland County [suburbs], NY -> Looking out-of-state

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Hi there,

I am new to real-estate investing and looking forward to contribute and learn from the BP community.

Based on what I gathered so far I would like to invest in out-of-sate single-family rentals by purchasing SFR for rehab. I am currently looking into various areas in Florida (specifically in Polk County) but I am open for opportunities where it might find me!

If you have any nuggets of advice feel free to share - thanks,


Joel, I love Polk county. I’d recommend doing your homework because we have many types of market within Polk County. If doing flips make sure to check the market’s days on market. Best of luck! 

Thanks Adrian!  I rented vacation houses in Polk county and we had a very pleasant time. 

I am currently looking to buy distressed SFR houses in Winter Haven and Lakeland area; I am looking to connect with the right people (wholesaler and contractor) in this area to build a mutually beneficial business relationship.

@Joel Braver I do a little wholesaling, send me a direct message with your email.  Make sure you know those markets, there are big swings in the type of neighborhoods.  :)

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